Artificial intelligence is gaining traction among regulators, exchanges and financial firms sifting through massive amounts of data to spot potential pricing manipulation. Kirsten Hyde asks whether the industry is ready to go all in on AI.
Bank of Montreal, CaixaBank, Commerzbank and Erste Group join trade finance blockchain platform inititative.
While much of the talk about machine-learning technology in capital markets is overblown, there’s no question that these tools are set to become increasingly prevalent over the coming years. Anthony Malakian takes stock of where the industry stands based…
Anthony Malakian looks at a dozen live projects in the capital markets that use machine-learning tools to improve front-, middle-, and back-office processes.
Traditional computers as we know them are reaching a fundamental barrier where they will not be able to solve certain problems or go any faster—enter quantum computing.
IBM makes headway with blockchain and encryption services; the FCA's Stephen Hanks says firms need to make decisions about their ARMs and APA providers soon.
Throwing more technology at technology problems is rarely the answer, but keeping central questions in mind can prompt beneficial reform
Distributed ledger project hopes to digitize shareholder processes for paper-based markets
IBM Z will allow for full encryption without performance disruptions to service-level agreements, IBM's Nick Sardino says.
Secure messaging startup Symphony Communications Services has hired Mark Gonzalez and Rajiv Bala Subramanian as sales specialists focusing on enterprise sales.
John considers the momentum around the Regtech movement and if it can last for some of the smaller firms in the space.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 76: Radziemski Talks Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation & Public Cloud Adoption
Former-Lord Abbett CIO Michael Radziemski sits down with James and Anthony to talk about three big topics: machine learning, robotic process automation and public cloud adoption.
John reviews recent announcements from blockchain consortium R3 and the Digital Trade Chain Consortium
Anthony and James look at why London clearinghouses may be in danger and the use of cognitive tools to monitor employees.
Stitching together information by using cognitive tech could yield significant advantages for compliance.
John reviews some of last week’s top sell-side stories, including the European Commission’s proposals for new rules on the supervision of non-EU CCPs.
IBM marks its first major product launch in the financial services regulatory space with the roll-out of new cognitive solutions educated by Promontory professionals.
According to regulatory filings, the CAT will cost the industry $50.7 million for the fiscal year beginning November 2016.
Marc Andrews of IBM sits down with Anthony and Dan to discuss the company's use of Watson for regulatory compliance and surveillance.
The need for the CAT to be a top priority.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 65: Public Cloud Providers Battle for Dominance, The Rise of Artificial Intelligence
Dan and Anthony talk about Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft all battling for market share in the public cloud space.
Former COO at Options Clearing Corp. joins DTCC to head up equity clearing business.
For years, sophisticated data monitoring and analytics have been a key component of developing trading strategies. Now, as Joanne Faulkner discovers, firms are taking approaches first developed for use by traders and turning the tables, and are using…